[tbb-bugs] #10084 [Applications/Tor Browser]: Tech Evangelism - ssl_error_bad_mac_alert -> website is broken (was: Secure Connection Failure)

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#10084: Tech Evangelism - ssl_error_bad_mac_alert -> website is broken
 Reporter:  cypherpunks               |          Owner:  tbb-team
     Type:  defect                    |         Status:  closed
 Priority:  Medium                    |      Milestone:
Component:  Applications/Tor Browser  |        Version:
 Severity:  Normal                    |     Resolution:  worksforme
 Keywords:                            |  Actual Points:
Parent ID:                            |         Points:
 Reviewer:                            |        Sponsor:
Changes (by bugzilla):

 * status:  new => closed
 * keywords:  tbb-torbutton =>
 * resolution:   => worksforme
 * severity:   => Normal


 >essentially disabled RC4, meaning that instead of
 TLS_RSA_WITH_RC4_128_SHA, the server picks TLS_RSA_WITH_3DES_EDE_CBC_SHA.
 There appears to be a bug in the server's implementation or use of that
 cipher suite, because I can reproduce the bad MAC error using curl
 compiled with openssl

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/10084#comment:3>
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